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[06/25/07 - 10:27 AM]
John Elway Is the Champion of ABC's "Fast Cars & Superstars" Celebrity Racing Reality Show
ABC details the final "Fast Cars & Superstars" elimination.

[via press release from ABC]

QUICK TAKE

JOHN ELWAY IS THE CHAMPION OF ABC'S "FAST CARS & SUPERSTARS" CELEBRITY RACING REALITY SHOW

In last night's Season Finale, John Elway won the championship of "Fast Cars & Superstars � Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race" on ABC.

The inaugural "Fast Cars & Superstars -- Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race" championship came down to a final, no holds barred, winner take all shoot out. Each of the Superstar finalists were drafted by a Gillette Young Gun, who mentored, coached and strategized the path to victory. The Superstars drove their own customized, finely tuned, 650 horsepower beasts through a pit crew challenge time trial, adding the final thrilling component to this authentic stock car racing experience. In the dramatic conclusion, Jewel, John Cena, Tony Hawk, Bill Cowher, John Elway and Ty Murray clashed in a desperate last-ditch attempt to be the first to lift the trophy. Showing the poise and determination fans have come to expect of him, John Elway left the field behind and, in so doing, became the first "Fast Cars & Superstars -- Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race" champion.

"Fast Cars & Superstars � Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race" is hosted by ESPN anchor Kenny Mayne and co-hosted by former Cleveland Cavaliers center and current ESPN NASCAR analyst Brad Daugherty.

Celebrity Drivers are singer Jewel, actor William Shatner, skateboarding legend Tony Hawk, actress Krista Allen, seven-time World All-Around Rodeo Champion Ty Murray, former NBA Champion John Salley, former NFL Super Bowl Champion John Elway, World Wrestling Entertainment Champion John Cena, tennis star Serena Williams, volleyball great and model Gabrielle Reece, legendary surfer Laird Hamilton and former NFL Super Bowl-winning Head Coach Bill Cowher. Gillette Young Guns are Jimmie Johnson, Ryan Newman, Carl Edwards, Kasey Kahne, Kurt Busch and Jamie McMurray.

"Fast Cars & Superstars � Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race" airs in HDTV with 5.1 channel surround sound.





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· FAST CARS & SUPERSTARS: THE GILLETTE YOUNG GUNS CELEBRITY RACE (ABC)





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